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Lawrence County Celebrates 200 Years

This is the year to plan an unforgettable weekend getaway to Southern Indiana. 2018 marks Lawrence County’s Bicentennial. The rich history, unique terrain and limestone heritage are the cornerstones of the region’s modern communities. Many Bicentennial events are planned throughout the year to celebrate this history, including Lawrence County Bicentennial Dinners in the Grist Mill. …

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Lawrence County Museum of History & Edward L. Hutton Research Library

The Lawrence County Museum of History & Edward L. Hutton Research Library is located in the 100-year-old, Hamer-Smith building located downtown in Bedford, Indiana. The museum is home to many interesting artifacts that showcase the heritage and history of Lawrence County. The exhibits engage, inspire, educate and preserve objects of lasting interest for current and …

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Lawrence County’s Best Scavenger Hunt: The Barn Quilt Trail

Drive the back-country roads in rural Midwestern communities and you may stumble upon something intriguing. Brightly colored squares peek out on the side of barns, sheds and buildings. Those rustic decorations are called barn quilts and we have quite a few of them here in Lawrence County. Quilt Blocks Barn quilts are large wooden blocks, …

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National Tourism Week

National Travel and Tourism Week is an annual tradition in the U.S., where we celebrate the adventure of traveling to new and unique destinations all around our beautiful country. It is also a time where professionals in the tourism industry can celebrate the value that tourism provides for the economy and local businesses. Last year …

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Natural Limestone in Lawrence County

Another Limestone Month has come and gone, and we have been very proud to celebrate the Indiana native stone and what its history means for our county. Lawrence County’s rich limestone quarrying and carving history began in the early 1800s. Since then, the county has been known as “Limestone Country.” Limestone is found underground in …

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Paddle, Play & Explore

Spring is officially here! Lawrence County get even more exciting as local attractions and parks start to warm up. Paddle, play, explore and more in Limestone Country! Here’s some Limestone Country spring favorites: Spring Mill State Park This marvelous park is one of the most popular state parks in the Midwest. Families escape to Spring Mill …

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Spring Mill State Park, Spring Mill Inn, Limestone

Relaxing Getaway at Spring Mill Inn

Come spend a relaxing getaway in Lawrence County and explore one of Indiana’s national treasures, Spring Mill State Park in Mitchell, Indiana! Located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana, the beautiful Spring Mill State Park and Inn abounds in endless opportunities for recreation, making it the perfect destination for a long getaway this winter …

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